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Forum: European Delivery Today, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Northcar
This would be a good question to pose on The Ask...

This would be a good question to pose on The Ask a Dealer forum. I know I got some kind of survey from a marketing group about the car itself, but it did not look like it came from BMW.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
Demeter Leader now off to Japan

Well, the Demeter Leader has now headed off into the sunset (or is it sunrise since its next port of call is in Hokkaido, Japan for May 7th. The Japanese port there in Hokkaido, Tomokomai, near...
Forum: European Delivery Today, 01:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
Demeter Leader now headed for Japan

The ship departed Port Hueneme Friday evening at 5:30 PM on 4/24 with its next destination reported to be a port in Hokkaido, Japan (Tomakomai) along with an estimated time of arrival sometime on...
Forum: European Delivery Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Northcar
Underway using engine - hopefully good news

Hope this is good news for crew and cargo aboard. Current ship positioning website reports "underway using engine." Hope this is not just a temporary fix that will break down once again. At least...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
Thanks for sharing. Adds an exclamation point to...

Thanks for sharing. Adds an exclamation point to the narrative!

(By the way did you see them use that magnet attached to the crane to lift up and swing any of the vehicles around?)



I am...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Northcar
Here is where the Artemis Leader is without power at sea

Here is a screen shot from the ship Artemis Leader's live positioning website from a few minutes ago. It includes a great stock photo showing the loading of vehicles.
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Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 993
Posted By Northcar
Things tend to go full circle. With the amazing...

Things tend to go full circle. With the amazing and almost affordable Nikon D750 Full Frame there seems to be a resurgence in going back to full frame led by Nikon. I believe Sony and Canon have...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Northcar
I noticed it changed from "her" car to "our...

I noticed it changed from "her" car to "our baby." :)

OK, for the Sound of Music suggestions in Salzburg head over to posts #10 and #11 on the below link and then continue on to page 2 of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
"My Ship has Come In!"

From drop off in Munich, to ship boarding in Bremerhaven, to a fuel stop in Southampton, through the Bermuda Triangle, to passage between the waters separating Cuba and Haiti, to the Atlantic...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
"My Ship Has Come In!"

From drop off in Munich, to ship boarding in Bremerhaven, to a fuel stop in Southampton, through the Bermuda Triangle, to passage between the waters separating Cuba and Haiti, to the Atlantic...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
BMWs to be off loaded today!

Interestingly the speed of the Demeter Leader is currently half what it had been on its journey to Long Beach. Instead of moving at close to 14 knots per hour it is now under power at approximately 7...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
Now halfway from Long Beach to Port Hueneme for today's unloading

Interestingly the speed of the Demeter Leader is currently half what it had been on its journey to Long Beach. Instead of moving at close to 14 knots per hour it is now under power at approximately...
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 993
Posted By Northcar
Great photos from the wounded lion to the...

Great photos from the wounded lion to the spectacular shot of Matterhorn. Is Switzerland still the most expensive European country to visit or has the dollar increased in value similar to what it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
The home stretch - enroute from Long Beach to port of delivery

After being in port for 13 1/2 hours in Long Beach (presumably to unload the Mercedes aboard) the ship Demeter Leader is now under power headed to Port Hueneme in Oxnard, California where our BMWs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,758
Posted By Northcar
I find that it is the little things that offer...

I find that it is the little things that offer the most satisfaction. I don't currently drive a diesel, but when I had a Mercedes with a turbo diesel engine the torque always had me rocketing away...
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
On schedule for Tomorrow's arrival and unloading of BMWs

Total time in port at Long Beach approximately 13 1/2 hours! Likely a busy day unloading the Mercedes aboard that have shared the voyage with our BMWs from Germany's Bremerhaven port of departure.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
The BMW Car Transport Ship has now made it to Long Beach

For the latest update on our ED Saga, and in particular the transport from Germany to the West Coast, below is a link to our European Delivery travels thread.

(Our BMW was picked up at the Welt...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-22-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
I guess that could be a good justification to go...

I guess that could be a good justification to go for a performance center delivery.:)
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,622
Posted By Northcar
Nice way to bring to a close your ED travels by...

Nice way to bring to a close your ED travels by enjoying a sun filled day in Munich and its environs. Some great shots of Dachau and Munich. Have an enjoyable flight home.
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
Moored: In Long Beach Port

Official arrival time this morning was 5:35 A.M. Pictured below is a Long Beach Port Webcam shot taken at 6:11:50 A.M. Somewhere in the screen capture is the Demeter Leader now arrived at its...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
Closing in on crossing the border

An updated positioning from a few minutes ago now has the good ship Demeter Leader just off Rosarito with Tijuana in sight.

Ship speed is now 16.5 knots per hour with a 7 knots per hour wind. ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
And here is the most recent ship positioning. ...

And here is the most recent ship positioning. Might even make it to United States coastal waters before midnight tonight.
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Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
I believe typically vehicles arriving at Port...

I believe typically vehicles arriving at Port Hueneme that are headed outside the continental United States, and which were purchased through a dealer outside the continental United States, do...
Forum: European Delivery 04-21-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By Northcar
I see now the ship has made up to the upper part...

I see now the ship has made up to the upper part of Baja California and should be across from Ensenada sometime today.

Tomorrow morning it will reach its first port of Long Beach. I believe that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Northcar
Agree. I see now the ship has made up to the...

Agree. I see now the ship has made up to the upper part of Baja California and should be across from Ensenada sometime today.

Tomorrow morning it will reach its first port of Long Beach. I...
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